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[movies]Working Together: A Case History in Labor-Management Cooperation - Albert (Eddie) Productions
Union and management cooperate in a Hoboken, N.J. pencil factory.
Keywords: Labor: Negotiations
Downloads: 3,594 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies][San Francisco Longshore Strike] (Part I) - Unknown
Longshoremen close down the Port of San Francisco in the spring of 1934.
Keywords: San Francisco: Labor; Labor: Strikes
Downloads: 2,580 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies][San Francisco Longshore Strike] (Part II) - Unknown
Longshoremen close down the Port of San Francisco in the spring of 1934.
Keywords: San Francisco: Labor; Labor: Strikes
Downloads: 2,105 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies][San Francisco General Strike] (Part II) - Pathe News
Union workers in San Francisco stage a general strike, shutting down the city to support striking longshoremen.
Keywords: San Francisco: Labor; Labor: Strikes; Labor: 1930s
Downloads: 5,479 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies][San Francisco General Strike] (Part I) - Pathe News
Union workers in San Francisco stage a general strike, shutting down the city to support striking longshoremen.
Keywords: San Francisco: Labor; Labor: Strikes; Labor: 1930s
Downloads: 6,757 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies][United Railroads Employees Strike] - Unknown
San Francisco: United Railroads employees strike against open shop.
Keywords: San Francisco: Labor; Labor: Strikes; Labor: 1910s
Downloads: 4,633 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]It Takes Everybody to Build This Land - Ritter Young Lerner Associates
Traces the development and discusses the importance of specialization in American industry and agriculture, with the added attraction of a left-populist folkie score.
Keywords: Interdependence; Labor; Occupations: General
Downloads: 2,020 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies][Griffith Park Relief Workers Demonstration] - Unknown
Demonstration in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, California, "against city and city officials which caused murder of 100 relief workers in Griffith Park Fire." Shows crowds, speakers and placards. Title at end of story promotes "The Camera in the Class Struggle."
Keywords: Labor: 1930s; Communism; Demonstration
Downloads: 6,084 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Steel: A Symphony of Industry - Audio Productions
Dramatic presentation of steel production.
Keywords: Metals: Steel; Labor: 1930s
Downloads: 17,353 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Great Swindle, The (Part I) - Union Films
Union recruitment film criticizing monopoly control of the U.S. economy and advocating union membership as a defense against corporate power.
Keywords: Labor: Activism; World War II: Postwar issues
Downloads: 6,207 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]When You Grow Up - FilmsWest, Inc.
Film for middle-school children about vocational choices and opportunities in the U.S. Great shots of early 1970s children and adults pursuing everyday activities. Most of the shots are quick and take place in and around the city of Los Angeles. Director: Jerry Kurtz. Writer: Ingvar Grimsgaard. Cameraman: Dan Yarussi. Graphics: Thomas Johnson. Production Manager: Linda Gries. Consultant: Robert Babcock, Ph.D., Los Angeles County School Office.
Keywords: Occupations: Vocational; 1970s; Labor: 1970s
Downloads: 18,958 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Master Hands (Part IV) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Classic "capitalist realist" drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the "master hands" of the assembly line workers, it seems more of a paean to the designers of this impressive mass production system. Filmed in Flint, Michigan, just months before the United Auto Workers won union recognition with their famous sitdown strikes. Selected for the 1999 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally, and socially significant"...
Keywords: Automobiles: Manufacturing; Labor: 1930s; Occupations: Automotive
Downloads: 15,938 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Master Hands (Part II) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Classic "capitalist realist" drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the "master hands" of the assembly line workers, it seems more of a paean to the designers of this impressive mass production system. Filmed in Flint, Michigan, just months before the United Auto Workers won union recognition with their famous sitdown strikes. Selected for the 1999 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally, and socially significant"...
Keywords: Automobiles: Manufacturing; Labor: 1930s; Occupations: Automotive
Downloads: 14,321 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]From Dawn to Sunset (Part III) - Handy (Jam) Organization
This classic example of "capitalist realism" depicts a day in the life of Chevrolet workers in the U.S., while attempting to convince them that their own fortunes were inextricably linked to the fortunes of General Motors.
Keywords: Labor: 1930s; Consumerism; Automobiles: Manufacturing
Downloads: 7,333 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Arm Behind the Army, The - U.S. Army, Signal Corps
How winning World War II depends on successful labor-management collaboration.
Keywords: World War II: Homefront; Labor: 1940s
Downloads: 7,610 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Great Swindle, The (Part II) - Union Films
Union recruitment film criticizing monopoly control of the U.S. economy and advocating union membership as a defense against corporate power.
Keywords: Labor: Activism; World War II: Postwar issues
Downloads: 2,812 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]From Dawn to Sunset (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
This classic example of "capitalist realism" depicts a day in the life of Chevrolet workers in the U.S., while attempting to convince them that their own fortunes were inextricably linked to the fortunes of General Motors.
Keywords: Labor: 1930s; Consumerism; Automobiles: Manufacturing
Downloads: 12,285 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Master Hands (Part III) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Classic "capitalist realist" drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the "master hands" of the assembly line workers, it seems more of a paean to the designers of this impressive mass production system. Filmed in Flint, Michigan, just months before the United Auto Workers won union recognition with their famous sitdown strikes. Selected for the 1999 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally, and socially significant"...
Keywords: Automobiles: Manufacturing; Labor: 1930s; Occupations: Automotive
Downloads: 12,197 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]17 Days: The Story of Newspaper History in the Making - Unknown
How a New York City newspaper delivery drivers' strike in 1945 failed to divert readers' interest in their favorite newspapers. Shows the newspapers of the day and huge lines of people outside newspaper offices waiting to purchase updated editions. In Kodachrome.
Keywords: Media: Newspapers; Labor: Strikes; New York City
Downloads: 25,069 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]From Dawn to Sunset (Part II) - Handy (Jam) Organization
This classic example of "capitalist realism" depicts a day in the life of Chevrolet workers in the U.S., while attempting to convince them that their own fortunes were inextricably linked to the fortunes of General Motors.
Keywords: Labor: 1930s; Consumerism; Automobiles: Manufacturing
Downloads: 11,371 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Master Hands (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Classic "capitalist realist" drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the "master hands" of the assembly line workers, it seems more of a paean to the designers of this impressive mass production system. Filmed in Flint, Michigan, just months before the United Auto Workers won union recognition with their famous sitdown strikes. Released the same year as two other films with which it shares similarities: MODERN TIMES and TRIUMP...
Keywords: Automobiles: Manufacturing; Labor: 1930s; Occupations: Automotive
Downloads: 33,509 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Deadline for Action (Part II) - United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE)
How left-wing labor unions engaged in political activism to combat corporate influence on the U.S. Congress in the years following World War II.
Keywords: Labor: Activism; World War II: Postwar issues; Economics
Downloads: 4,341 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Lost Landscapes of Detroit 2 (2011) - Rick Prelinger
Compilation of historical footage showing life, labor and landscape in Detroit, Michigan (1919-1970s). First shown at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) on November 3, 2011.
Keywords: Detroit; Michigan; archival footage; landscape; cultural geography; labor; African Americans
Downloads: 4,623 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]New Horizons - Dudley Pictures Corp.
The "story of a new South whose roots are embedded deep in the honored tradition of the old." Shows the economy of the Southeast, white and African American workers, cities, and daily life, all in the context of railroad business and operations. Producer and Director: Carl Dudley. Script: Herman Boxer.
Keywords: U.S.: Southeast; Transportation: Railroad; Labor: 1940s
Downloads: 4,321 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Seed for Tomorrow - Public Affairs Films, Inc.
Promotes a union of farmers and agricultural workers.
Keywords: Agriculture: Farms and farming; Labor: Union organization; Rural America
Downloads: 3,390 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Every Minute Counts - Kerkow (Herbert) Inc.
Balancing work and family in a time of heightened mobilization.
Keywords: World War II: Homefront; World War II: Women; Labor
Downloads: 4,797 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Valley Town - Educational Film Institute of New York University and Documentary Film Producers, Inc.
Social documentary showing the damage visited on the people of a Pennsylvania steel town by the deployment of new technology. Director: Willard Van Dyke. Script: Spencer Pollard, Willard Van Dyke. Photography: Roger Barlow and Bob Churchill. Music: Marc Blitzstein.
Keywords: Labor: Unemployment; Great Depression (1930s); Occupations: Steelworkers
Downloads: 15,645 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Deadline for Action (Part I) - United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE)
How left-wing labor unions engaged in political activism to combat corporate influence on the U.S. Congress in the years following World War II.
Keywords: Labor: Activism; World War II: Postwar issues; Economics
Downloads: 5,049 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]They Shall Not Want (A-roll picture, silent)
Segment of the film They Shall Not Want produced by Cadillac Motor Car division of General Motors Corporation during World War II. This is one of two picture rolls (with incomplete picture) and contains no sound. Film was produced in Kodachrome and shows workers at Cadillac plant in Detroit, Michigan producing large and small parts for military tanks.
Keywords: World War II (Homefront); Cadillac; General Motors; tanks; Labor (Women workers); Kodachrome
Downloads: 900 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Men and Jobs - Berndt-Maurer Corporation
How the U.S. government tried to match every person to a job during World War II.
Keywords: World War II: Homefront; World War II: Industrial production; Labor: 1940s
Downloads: 3,264 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Home Movies: Can 11268: Detroit, Michigan Family, Postal Workers, ca. 1955
Home movies presumably shot by a Detroit, Michigan family showing children, babies, backyard action, adults, children and baby posing with automobile parked on street. A sequence towards the end of the film shows postal workers posing outside a U.S. Post Office facility, probably located on Baltimore St. in Detroit, by the railroad tracks.
Keywords: Home movies; Detroit; families; children; babies; automobiles; postal workers; labor
Downloads: 368 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Home Movie: 10597: Local 415 Strike
To come.
Keywords: home movies; prelinger; labor; strikes; workers; picket lines
Downloads: 110
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